The Fact News Service
Chandigarh, October 2
Chandigarh administration has issued order on using green crackers in view of festival season.
Administration allowed the use of green crackers on Diwali, Gurpurab and Dussehra. The decision has been taken by the Administrator, Banwarilal Purohit today that ahead of the festive season, residents of the City Beautiful will be able to burst green crackers for specific time period.
The city residents will be allowed the use of green crackers on Diwali (from 8.00 pm to 10.00 pm) and for Dussehra for burning of effigy and for Gurupurab (from 4.00 am to 5.00 am and 9.00 pm to 10.00 pm)
The Supreme Court vide it’s orders dated 23.10.2018 passed in the case of Arjun Gopal & others Vs Union of India & Others CWP No. 726 of 2015 has allowed the sale of green crackers with direction that on Diwali days or on any other festivals like Gurupurab etc. Fireworks to take place strictly from 8.00 pm to 10.00 pm only.